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    Taking the Plunge into Nature Positive Investing

    In this Simply Said series on biodiversity, we have sought to identify the scale and significance of the problem, understand nature-related risks in investors’...

    Protein Transition: Can Science & the Business of Food Solve our...

    The question on many people’s minds is whether current food systems can meet humanity’s future nutritional demands. People can be fed, but whether they can be fed sustainably and maintain a healthy lifestyle depends on a major transformation of the food industry.

    Biodiversity Dashboard – A Look at the Metrics

    Stockholm (NordSIP) – Vague claims to be “nature friendly” have long been popular in the consumer goods sector.  As the public starts to get...

    Looking for Portfolio Risk in the Wilderness

    Stockholm (NordSIP) – In the first of our series of articles on biodiversity and natural capital, we reminded ourselves of the basic concepts involved...

    Biodiversity: the Crisis Hiding in Your Portfolio

    Stockholm (NordSIP) – 2022 is expected to be the year investment in nature finally hits the headlines.  Biodiversity loss is a key priority at...

    The Economic Challenges Facing Nuclear Energy

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Beyond environmental and safety concerns, the main criticism levied against nuclear energy is the need for state intervention at several levels. In...

    The Scale of Radioactive Waste Management

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nuclear proliferation, environmental and public health concerns create a need for the establishment of well-regulated nuclear waste management processes, particularly when...

    The Threat of Nuclear Proliferation

    While nuclear energy is considered by many as a solution to climate change, particularly where CO2 emissions are concerned, the spread inherent to this...

    Nordic SIFs 2022 Expectations

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Following our enquiries with the Financial Supervisory Authorities (FSAs) last week, NordSIP reached out to the Nordic Sustainable Investment Forums (SIFs)...

    An Overview of Nuclear Power Safety Concerns

    Stockholm (NordSIP) – Safety has been a longstanding concern surrounding nuclear power. The accidents at Three Mile Island (USA - 1979), Chernobyl (USSR/Ukraine - 1986)...

    Nordic FSAs To Tackle Greenwashing in 2022

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - As we embark on yet another year, NordSIP took the occasion to reach out to the  Danish, Swedish and Finnish Financial...

    The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - The role of nuclear energy in the energy transition remains mired by controversy. In Europe, the issue remains politically charged and continues...

    Intermittency and the Appeal of Nuclear Energy

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - To boil water, nuclear power plants (NPPs) use fission to split atoms, which releases the energy binding neutrons and protons together...

    COP26 – Failures & Small Successes

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the COP26 ended last Saturday, no one was under any illusion as to the achievements of the 26th conference of...

    CO2, a One-Way Bet?

    Across the globe, governments are setting more and more ambitious targets for carbon reduction. The European Union is aiming to be carbon neutral by...

    The Sustainability of Short Selling Revisited

    For responsible investors, the question of whether short selling is a practice they should shun or embrace remains as unclear as always. The arguments...

    Lack of Clarity Persists Despite Updated Draft RTS

    The asset management industry has had a couple of weeks now to digest the updated draft version of the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS), intended...

    The Substance of the TEG Legislative Proposals

    By signing the Paris agreement on climate change and the UN-led 2030 Agenda, the EU made the commitment to work towards developing a more...

    Bad Data Holds Back 60% of Passive Investors

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Despite strong regulatory and investor demand for more environmentally friendly investment strategies, one of the recurring complaints we hear about it...

    ESG Dominates 2019 Index Growth

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a study of the global index industry by Burton-Taylor International Consulting, ESG indices were the fastest growing market segment...

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